RS100

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RS100 on Lake Iseo
RS100
Current Specifications
Crew 1
Type Monohull
Design One-Design
Construction Epoxy & GRP Foam Sandwich
Rig Carbon composite mast (2 part)
Keel Centerboard
LOA 14 ft 2 in (4.32 m)
Beam 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Hull weight 115 lb (52 kg) (176 lb (80 kg) total sailing weight)
Mainsail area 7.4 Rig - 77 sq ft (7.2 m2)
8.4 Rig - 88 sq ft (8.2 m2)
10.2 Rig - 107 sq ft (9.9 m2)
Spinnaker area 130 sq ft (12 m2)
RYA PN 7.2 Rig - N/A
8.4 Rig - 1000
10.2 Rig - 992
Development
Year 2009
Designer Paul Handley
Infobox last updated: 19 September 2012

First launched in 2009 by RS Sailing, the RS100 is a singlehanded skiff. [1] Possessing an asymmetric spinnaker [1] the boat has two PY numbers of 992 for the 10.2 rig and 1000 for the 8.4 rig..[2] The RS100 has a racing event circuit in the United Kingdom and in Europe, with the Eurotour beginning in 2011.[3]

Performance and design[edit]

A comprehensive development blog was kept throughout the design and testing and launch of the RS100.[4]

Awards[edit]

  • 2010 - Awarded Yachts & Yachting magazine's Dinghy of the Year in the UK.[5]
  • 2011 - Voted Sailing World magazine's overall Boat of the Year in the USA magazine's 25th annual awards.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "YachtsandYachting.com RS100 Class Page". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Portsmouth Number List 2013". Royal Yachting Association. Retrieved 31 July 2012. 
  3. ^ Childs, Paul (14 April 2011). "RS100 Eurotour goes live". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Development Blog". RS Sailing. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "RS100 - Winner of the Y&Y Dinghy of the Year 2010". RS100 Sailing. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 
  6. ^ Wadhams, Martin (20 December 2011). "RS100 announced 2011 Boat of the Year by Sailing World". Yachts and Yachting. Retrieved 7 June 2011. 

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